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NSMQ Winners From 1994 To 2023


Ghana’s National Science and Maths competition started in 1994. Since its inception in 1994, the NSMQ has consistently been a platform for discovering and showcasing the academic performance of senior high schools across the nation.

This competitive event engages Senior High Schools (SHSs) in a quiz that extends beyond knowledge. It is a competition of pure Science and Mathematics.

The essence of the National Science and Maths Quiz lies in the participants’ readiness to emerge victorious. Most schools spend a lot of money to prepare for this competition.

Best Performing School Since 1994

In the most recent 2023 edition, Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (PRESEC) won the competition, marking their eighth win in the history of the competition. PRESEC-Legon stands out as the sole institution to secure the title twice consecutively, accumulating the highest number of victories, totaling eight.

The top winners’ list sees Presec Legon leading with 8 wins, followed by Prempeh with 5 and Persco with 3 victories.

Notably, in the 2020 NSMQ, Presec Legon claimed victory over Adisadel College and Opoku Ware Senior High School, further solidifying their position as a dominant force in the NSMQ arena.

Here are the winners since 1995. Presec has been dominating this competition. They include;

1994 – Prempeh College

1995 – PRESEC-Legon

1996 – Prempeh College

1997 – Opoku Ware Senior High School

1998 – Achimota School

1999 – Mfantsipim School

2000 – St Peter’s Senior High School

2001 – Pope John Senior High School

2002 – Opoku Ware Senior High School

2003 – PRESEC-Legon

2004 – Achimota School

2005 – St Peter’s Senior High School

2006 – PRESEC-Legon

2007 – St Augustine’s College

2008 – PRESEC-Legon

2009 – PRESEC-Legon

2010 – there was no competition

2011 – No Quiz was conducted

2012 – Ghana Secondary Technical School

2013 – St Thomas Aquinas

2014 – Mfantsipim School

2015 – Prempeh College

2016 – Adisadel College

2017 – Prempeh College

2018 – St Peter’s Senior High School

2019 – St. Augustine’s College

2020 – PRESEC-Legon

2021 – Prempeh College

2022 – PRESEC–Legon

2023 – PRESEC Legon

Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School, also known as Presec has won the most titles. The school currently holds a record of 8 titles after winning the 2023 NSMQ. Achimota School is the only coeducational school on the list.

The school is often referred to as the best Senior High School in Ghana. They have proved to be the best in Ghana in terms of quality education. Due to their recent academic performances, the school has received a lot of goodies from from Old Students and other Non Governmental organizations. stands as a specialized blog concentrating on education, committed to delivering reliable Ghana Education News. We offer the latest developments concerning the Ghana Education Service, WASSCE, and BECE exams. Our coverage includes…

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